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How long does sperm survive in a woman?

How long does sperm survive in a woman?

Few days: Generally a couple of days although can survive up to 5 days. ...Read more

Sperm (Definition)

This sperm is a reproductive cell from the male that either carries a x or an y chromosome that will fertilize the egg cell from the female in order ...Read more


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How long does sperm survives in the vagina? Is the first day of sexual intercourse is counted as day one?

How long does sperm survives in the vagina? Is the first day of sexual intercourse is counted as day one?

Sperm survival: Sperm can survive inside a woman's body up to 6-7 days under the right conditions. First day of intercourse would be day 1 ...Read more

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How long does the sperm survive out side the body?

How long does the sperm survive out side the body?

Not long unfrozen: Sperm ejaculated outside the body might survive in semen, the fluid released during ejaculation, up to a few hours. Sperm can be preserved for weeks when semen is stored at a lowered temperature, . ..Or years when semen is frozen, such as those in a sperm bank. ...Read more

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How long does a male sperm survive inthe uterus after sexual intercourse?

How long does a male sperm survive inthe uterus after sexual intercourse?

30 - 60 minutes: By which time sperm should have reached the fallopian tube where it can survive up to about 5 days. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive?

How long can sperm survive?

Um, WHAT?: Intravaginal semen (/sperm) routinely survive 3-5 days, if that is what you are trying to ask. If not, need to re-ask with more detail as to question. ...Read more

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Is it true that female sperm survives longer and that male sperm travels faster?

No: That's from one piece of bad science in 1960. It's stuck around and is still being taught http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1440662/. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive in the shower after the shower hasn't been used in over 9 hours?

How long can sperm survive in the shower after the shower hasn't been used in over 9 hours?

Not long,: Plus I don't know of anyone who's become impregnated through their toes. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive on skin?

How long can sperm survive on skin?

Little while: Depends on moisture, temperature, etc., but can reasonably survive for a few hours. ...Read more

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How long sperms can survive inside & outside of underwear?

How long sperms can survive inside & outside of underwear?

Usually minutes: Q: how long do sperm live?

A: in general, sperm can live in the right environment for up to 5 days. The right environment would be inside the uterus and the cervix. In certain environments, such as the cervix, uterus and fallopian tubes sperm have a life-span of up to five days. That's why a woman can get pregnant if they ovulate within 5 days after intercourse.

Most sperm, however will die with. ...Read more

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How long could sperm cells in precum survive inside a woman?

How long could sperm cells in precum survive inside a woman?

Can live upto 5 days: Inside women's vagina sperm cells from precum or postcum can live for 5 days under the optimum conditions ...Read more

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How long can sperm live for? And can sperm survive during a period?

How long can sperm live for? And can sperm survive during a period?

4-5 days and no: When sperm are deposited into the vagina they quickly move into the cervical mucus to avoid the acid ph of the vagina. Once in the cervical mucus the sperm swim through to the uterus and up to the egg over the next few days. Good cervical mucus is usually only present for 1-3 days before ovulation. After ovulation the mucus is thick and during a period the mucus is gone. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive in the female with no fertile mucus present?

How long can sperm survive in the female with no fertile mucus present?

How do you know?: How do you no that no mucus or hospitable environment is available. Don't know when mucous is "fertile" and when it isn't. Sperm can last up to 5 days. If you don't want to get pregnant, don't have unprotected sex. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive in best conditions inside vagina?

How long can sperm survive in best conditions inside vagina?

Not long, few hours: However, they can survive about 5 days if they reach the fallopian tubes! ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive outside body If added to a fertile friendly lubricant (preseed).?

How long can sperm survive outside body If added to a fertile friendly lubricant (preseed).?

Nobody knows...: Nobody knows because nobody does research on such scenarios. Just imagine all the possible variations of this scenario that would have to be looked at in a research study, such as the ambient temperature (cold, cool, average, warm, hot), the presence of light (indoor, outdoor shade, outdoor sun), the humidity (low, medium, high), the surface (skin, metal, glass, plastic, cotton, rayon), etc... ...Read more

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When a woman is not in the fertile window, how long can the sperm survive? Would they die within hours of entering?

When a woman is not in the fertile window, how long can the sperm survive? Would they die within hours of entering?

No: Sperm can live in the female genital tract for several days. This is one of the reasons for the high failure rate of natural family planning. ...Read more

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What are the chances 10wk ultrasound was wrong and I actually conceived November 14 instead of December 6? Can sperm survive that long?

What are the chances 10wk ultrasound was wrong and I actually conceived November 14 instead of December 6? Can sperm survive that long?

Yes and no: Any machine could be wrong within a reason, doctor could be wrong because their are human, ultrasound could be wrong because their are done and read by a doctor that are human as well.
but a sperms will not survives that long. ...Read more

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How likely the sperm can survive the acidity of the outer part of the vagina? How long can they sit outside and or on top of the vagina?

How likely the sperm can survive the acidity of the outer part of the vagina? How long can they sit outside and or on top of the vagina?

Not long: Most sperm that have not made it to the cervix will die in the vagina within 2 hours. However, keep in mind that any sperm which do make it there during that time, can liver in the cervical mucus for up to 3 days and potentially cause a pregnancy. ...Read more

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I saw something about doing a cheek swab and finding a live sperm in someones petri dish. Is this possible? How long would the sperm survive?

I saw something about doing a cheek swab and finding a live sperm in someones petri dish. Is this possible? How long would the sperm survive?

Does not add up: You may wish to restate your question as the two statements do not seem to add up. Sperm can stay alive, after being deposited in a woman, for up to a week.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
Get HPV vaccine, if you are under 27 years of age. ...Read more

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How long can sperm and semin survive in your mouth?

How long can sperm and semin survive in your mouth?

Unanswerable: This is unanswerable. I am not sure science has even ever looked at it. I cannot for the life of me come up with a medical reason for the question. But, the mouth is not a normal environment to keep sperm living. ...Read more

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How long can sperm survive on a wet cold face cloth?

How long can sperm survive on a wet cold face cloth?

Not long: Sperm in a vagina can last 3-5 days.
Outside the body perhaps 1-2 hours and probably not that long if cold. ...Read more